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Feb 22, 2019, 06:00 ET Daily Bread Food Bank & Azeeza for Women Celebrate International Women's Day - The Resilience Gala Featuring Jully Black

TORONTO, Feb. 22, 2019 /CNW/ - Join Azeeza for Women for an evening of celebration and inspiration at the International Women's Day "Resilience" Gala ...


Feb 21, 2019, 13:00 ET Governments of Canada and Alberta invest in Alberta women's shelters

EDMONTON, Feb. 21, 2019 /CNW/ - The governments of Canada and Alberta are supporting women and children fleeing family violence in Alberta by...


Feb 21, 2019, 10:00 ET Government of Canada funds innovative project to help more women succeed in the skilled trades

750 apprentices from Nova Scotia, Manitoba and Saskatchewan to benefit from this support WINNIPEG, Feb. 21, 2019 /CNW/ - Giving every Canadian a fair ...


Feb 21, 2019, 10:00 ET New federal investment to strengthen the economic security and prosperity of Indigenous women in Haute-Mauricie

Project will support the participation of women in agricultural planning and marketing OTTAWA, Feb. 21, 2019 /CNW/ - Indigenous women hold important...


Feb 21, 2019, 09:00 ET Creating a Nationwide Code of Conduct and a New Gender Equity Secretariat are Next Steps to Eliminating Abuse, Discrimination and Harassment in Sport

Further steps taken to address abuse, discrimination and harassment in sport and create a Gender Equity Secretariat. OTTAWA, Feb. 21, 2019 /CNW/ -...


Feb 21, 2019, 09:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Alberta Women's Shelters Receive Funding for Maintenance, Repairs and Construction/

EDMONTON, Feb. 20, 2019 /CNW/ - Join the Honourable Maryam Monsef, Minister for Women and Gender Equality, on behalf of the Honourable Jean-Yves...


Feb 21, 2019, 04:00 ET 7 in 10 women make significant financial sacrifices for the sake of others, new CIBC study finds

Women are three times more likely than men to quit work to care for loved ones, and others reduce hours or give up career advancement TORONTO, Feb....


Feb 20, 2019, 12:34 ET Hard Work Pays Off as Single Mom Moves to Finals in Mompreneur Awards

CALGARY, Feb. 20, 2019 /CNW/ - Torill Myre, local Calgary mom and founder of Torill's Table has been named as a finalist for the 2019 Mompreneur...


Feb 20, 2019, 12:02 ET Media Advisory - Alberta Women's Shelters Receive Funding for Maintenance, Repairs and Construction

EDMONTON, Feb. 20, 2019 /CNW/ - Join the Honourable Maryam Monsef, Minister for Women and Gender Equality, on behalf of the Honourable Jean-Yves...


Feb 19, 2019, 10:00 ET L'Oréal Paris Announces 2019 Canadian Women of Worth Honourees

On International Women's Day, $110,000 in charitable grants will be given to ten remarkable women who inspire and foster change through their...


Feb 19, 2019, 08:00 ET RevitaLash® Cosmetics Names Lori Jacobus as Company President

RevitaLash® Cosmetics, the leading Physician developed lash and brow brand, announces the appointment of Lori Jacobus as President. Jacobus – who...


Feb 19, 2019, 07:00 ET /R E P E A T -- MEDIA ADVISORY - OPSEU members at Newcomer Women's Services (NEW) to picket over more than 10 years of stagnant wages /

TORONTO, Feb. 15, 2019 /CNW/ - As Newcomer Women's Services Toronto (NEW) holds its annual general meeting on Tuesday afternoon, the members of OPSEU ...


Feb 18, 2019, 11:00 ET Government of Canada Announces Funding to Help Prevent Teen Dating Violence

Projects will provide students with skills and resources to recognize unhealthy relationships WINDSOR, ON, Feb. 18, 2019 /CNW/ - Teen and youth...


Feb 18, 2019, 06:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Minister Duclos will be in Markham to highlight changes to Employment Insurance parental benefits that promote greater gender equality/

GATINEAU, QC, Feb. 15, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, will discuss how the...


Feb 17, 2019, 06:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Minister Duclos will be in Markham to highlight changes to Employment Insurance parental benefits that promote greater gender equality/

GATINEAU, QC, Feb. 15, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, will discuss how the...


Feb 15, 2019, 15:02 ET MEDIA ADVISORY - OPSEU members at Newcomer Women's Services (NEW) to picket over more than 10 years of stagnant wages

TORONTO, Feb. 15, 2019 /CNW/ - As Newcomer Women's Services Toronto (NEW) holds its annual general meeting on Tuesday afternoon, the members of OPSEU ...


Feb 15, 2019, 10:33 ET Education, income-generation for Rohingya refugees must be top priorities, say Oxfam, Save the Children and World Vision

COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh, Feb. 15, 2019 /CNW/ - Education and income-generating opportunities must be made top priorities for the nearly 1 million...


Feb 15, 2019, 10:24 ET Media Advisory - Minister Duclos will be in Markham to highlight changes to Employment Insurance parental benefits that promote greater gender equality

GATINEAU, QC, Feb. 15, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, will discuss how the...


Feb 14, 2019, 11:00 ET New federal investment will help improve women's economic security in Laval

Project will improve access to employment for women in vulnerable situations LAVAL, QC, Feb. 14, 2019 /CNW/ - The Government of Canada is committed...


Feb 14, 2019, 09:30 ET Canadian Living voted by women as #1 Most Trusted Magazine Brand in Canada

TORONTO, Feb. 14, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - In a national survey on brand trust of 17,000 Canadian shoppers, led by leading market firm BrandSpark...


Feb 14, 2019, 07:00 ET /R E P E A T -- MEDIA ALERT - Photo/Video Opportunity - Shoppers Drug Mart Unveils Beauty Ice Palace/

TORONTO, Feb. 13, 2019 /CNW/ - What: Shoppers Drug Mart invites media to attend the official unveiling of its first-ever Beauty Ice Palace — a...


Feb 14, 2019, 07:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - MP Eva Nassif will make an important announcement regarding women's economic security in Laval/

OTTAWA, Feb. 13, 2019 /CNW/ - Eva Nassif, M.P. (Vimy), on behalf of the Honourable Maryam Monsef, Minister for Women and Gender Equality, will make...


Feb 13, 2019, 15:20 ET Media Advisory - MP Eva Nassif will make an important announcement regarding women's economic security in Laval

OTTAWA, Feb. 13, 2019 /CNW/ - Eva Nassif, M.P. (Vimy), on behalf of the Honourable Maryam Monsef, Minister for Women and Gender Equality, will make...


Feb 13, 2019, 14:00 ET MEDIA ALERT - Photo/Video Opportunity - Shoppers Drug Mart Unveils Beauty Ice Palace

TORONTO, Feb. 13, 2019 /CNW/ - What: Shoppers Drug Mart invites media to attend the official unveiling of its first-ever Beauty Ice Palace — a...


Feb 13, 2019, 11:55 ET New investments in research talent in Alberta reflective of diversity

Minister Duncan highlights new equity, diversity and inclusion initiatives and 12 Canada Research Chairs CALGARY, Feb. 13, 2019 /CNW/ - When our labs ...